This QA Level 2 Award can be designed to meet any environmental background or audiences. Delegates who attend range from parents, school staff and other first aiders through to dentists, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
This course gives delegates the necessary skills to help revive or resuscitate a person who is experiencing a suspected heart attack or breathing failure of some sort. Basic Life Support for Adults and Children delivered directly in your workplace anywhere in Liverpool, across Merseyside and North Wales.
Basic Life Support for Adults and Children (QCF) – QA Level 2 Award
This course is often required for people who work with elderly people or young children, or who are lifeguards or anyone involved with people on a regular basis who could have any sort of incident. This course is suitable for General Practitioners, Dentists and other medical staff. It’s also provides a basic in-sight into first aid or those who would just like to learn resuscitation skills. The course is also ideal for those requiring an accredited qualification to demonstrate they have fulfilled HSE requirements.
3.5 Hours – We understand that each business has its own working demands and because of this we offer flexibility to ensure we can deliver this course at a time best suited to your business needs.
Basic Life Support course aims:
The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Adults and Children training will give delegates confidence and skills they need to provide basic life support, to the standards laid down by the UK and European Resuscitation Protocols.
This course incorporates all the necessary theory and practical skills of CPR and teaches the delegates how to recognise signs and symptoms of the casualty and priorities of treatment.
Basic Life Support course content:
All delegates will have a good understanding of CPR through theoretical and practical demonstration. Practical work will include CPR demonstration on mannequins. Course content also includes:
- Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider
- Scene safety
- Priorities: DRSAB check and sending for help
- Recovery position – Adult
- Recovery position – Infant
- Managing unconsciousness
- Managing choking (Adult and Child)
- Performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) Adults – Children
- Accident recording and reporting procedures
- Basic hygiene in First Aid
Assessment and Certification:
Assessment is ongoing by the instructor throughout the course. On successful completion of the course delegates will receive an accredited certificate valid for 1 year.
This QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support for Adults and Children (QCF) training course can be delivered ‘in house’ directly in your workplace for 6 to 12 delegates. For further information on our First Aid courses please email us. Or why not call us on 0151 515 0416 and speak to our staff.
For further information on CPR please visit the Resuscitation Council (UK) Website.
The Resuscitation Council (UK) exists to promote high-quality, scientific, resuscitation guidelines that are applicable to everybody, and to contribute to saving life through education, training, research and collaboration.